The DVAT Act prescribes the following rates of tax on different types of goods:
1% Rate: Goods listed in the Second Schedule
5% Rate: Goods listed in the Third Schedule and the printing works contracts.
20% Rate: Goods listed in the Fourth Schedule.
12.5% Rate: Goods involved in the execution of works contracts except printing works contract.
12.5% Rate: Any goods not mentioned in the Second, Third and Fourth Schedules or in the First Schedule (exempted goods)
Rates of 0.1%, 1%, 2.5 & 3% applicable for bullion traders, drugs and medicines traders and works contractors under composition scheme notified for them in accordance with the conditions mentioned in these schemes. Rate of 1% applicable to the dealers having turnover up to Rs. 50 lakhs and Rs.One crore in case of drugs & medicine dealers opting for the composition scheme in accordance with the conditions of the scheme.